1. “Rewarding Mr. Snowden’s behavior in this way encourages the very lawlessness he exhibited,” Pompeo wrote.

    The NSA, FBI, CIA, DIA, and other Unitary Executive offices all persecuted, prosecuted, blacklisted, and absolutely ruined the lives of 3 prior whistle-blowers that attempted the legal channels. Snowden had no other avenue to proceed to achieve his goal of defending and protecting the Constitution, something that most of our other officials seem to be have forgotten.